Ministry of Transport issues Guidelines for Shanna Harbour and Masirah Island

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Muscat: Oman’s Ministry of Transport, communication and information technology issues Guidelines for maintaining the operations of the ferries operating between Shanna Harbour and Masirah Island

Withing the perspective of maintaining and regulating the operations of the ferries operating between Shanna Harbour and Masirah Island, and to preserve maritime safety, The Ministry of Transport, Communications, and IT has decided the following:

It is prohibited to load gas and fuel transport vehicles with other vehicles

It is prohibited to load construction materials transport trucks with other vehicles

It is allowed to load vehicles transporting gas, fuel and construction materials with trucks and other heavy vehicles

Always leave safe distances between cars, according to the flowing lines in each ferry

Commitment to the permissible limit of the ferry’s load

Always close the ferry door during the voyage

Issuing a transport card for all vehicles and trucks indicating the type of vehicle, its number, the transportation fee and the ship owner lability

Provide (P&I) insurance that covers liability for damage to vehicles, people and wrecks removal

Ferry operators should give priority to maintaining maritime safety in all circumstances

Shanna Harbor Supervisor and Masirah Harbor Supervisor shall follow up the implementation of the circular

Whoever violates this circular will be subject to legal action and ferry suspension, said in the statement

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